Dr. Gridlock: Maryland traffic


Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Road work set on Maryland commuter routes

Work getting underway on interchanges, intersections, bridges and pavement.

By Robert Thomson  |  08:34 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 03/27/2014

New traffic pattern coming to Maryland commuter route

Major change is coming to a bridge over the Capital Beltway in Silver Spring.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:29 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Southbound Wisconsin Ave. in Bethesda expected to reopen by morning

Lane closures could extend into Wednesday morning commute, officials say.

By Katherine Shaver  |  04:43 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 12/15/2013

Water main break in White Oak could cause delays Sunday

About 20 residences will be affected by a water shutoff, and drivers should expect delays.

By Luz Lazo  |  11:43 AM ET, 12/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic, WSSC; sewer; infrastructure

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Tanger Outlets traffic frustrates neighbors

For some county residents who use Oxon Hill Road, the Nov. 22 opening of the 80 outlet stores has meant additional delays to their commutes.

By Luz Lazo  |  02:20 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic, National Harbor, Prince George's, traffic

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Expect traffic delays near new Tanger Outlets in Prince George’s

More than 20,000 vehicles are expected to drive to the grand opening of Tanger Outlets at National Harbor Friday.

By Luz Lazo  |  05:36 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic, National Harbor, Prince George's, tanger outlets

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 10/10/2013

ICC traffic growing monthly, officials say

Traffic on the Intercounty Connector toll highway in Montgomery and Prince George's counties is growing at an average 2.6 percent per month, Maryland officials say.

By Katherine Shaver  |  01:18 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, Maryland traffic

Posted at 06:12 AM ET, 10/07/2013

One person killed in crash on Beltway's inner loop in College Park

Delays remain after a fatal crash closed the Inner Loop of the Beltway in College Park early Monday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:12 AM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Commuting, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 07:22 AM ET, 09/24/2013

Major delays on northbound I-95 Howard County

All northbound lanes are closed after a vehicle overturned on the roadway.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:22 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. traffic, I-95, Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 05:53 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Inner Loop of Beltway jammed in College Park at Route 1

The two right lanes of the Inner Loop, plus one left lane and the ramp to Route 1 are blocked due to the incident.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  05:53 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, Commuting, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:28 AM ET, 09/10/2013

Delays on Baltimore-Washington Parkway at Route 197 due to crash

A medivac unit is responding to the scene of a single-vehicle crash, causing backups of about three miles in both directions.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:28 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 05:58 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Delays on I-95 south near Route 32 in Howard County

All lanes blocked on I-95 South following crash near Route 32 in Maryland.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  05:58 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. traffic, I-95, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:56 AM ET, 08/22/2013

Fatal crash closes I-295 at Route 198

Portions of the Baltimore Washington Parkway are closed following two separate crashes Thursday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:56 AM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore-Washington Parkway, Commuting, I-295, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 05:45 AM ET, 08/20/2013

Major delays on I-95N near BWI

A fiery vehicle crash overnight has left the northbound lanes of I-95 closed approaching Baltimore.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  05:45 AM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. traffic, I-95, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic, traffic

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 08/16/2013

Pedestrian in critical condition after accident in Redland

A pedestrian was struck by a car in Redland, Md., leaving him in critical condition.

By Stefanie Dazio  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 08/16/2013

Accident on Beltway Outer Loop at MD-214 causes delays in Prince George's County

Overturned vehicle causes delays on Outer Loop in Prince George's County.

By Stefanie Dazio  |  08:40 AM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Commuting, Maryland traffic

Posted at 07:44 AM ET, 08/15/2013

Baby girl born on I-270

A woman gave birth in her car on the left shoulder of I-270.

By Nicole Chavez  |  07:44 AM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  I-270, Maryland traffic

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 08/11/2013

Road projects will affect travel in Bethesda, Chevy Chase

Roadwork will affect travel along Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda and near the D.C. Line

By Luz Lazo  |  01:40 PM ET, 08/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bethesda traffic, Maryland State Highway Administration, Maryland traffic, SHA, traffic

Posted at 06:22 AM ET, 07/30/2013

MARC delays persist two days after train derailment

Maryland Transit Administration officials said most trains will be delayed 10 to 15 minutes all day Tuesday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:22 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MARC, Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Crash blocks I-295 South at Pennsylvania Avenue

A crash has closed all southbound lanes of I-295 at Pennsylvania Avenue Friday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:30 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C., D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, I-295, Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 07/18/2013

Inner Loop lanes reopen after crash in Prince George's

All lanes blocked at Ritchie Marlboro Road/Exit 13 on the Inner Loop of the Beltway.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:09 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Commuting, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 07/18/2013

Fatal crash on Inner Loop in Prince George's County

The Inner Loop was shut down overnight at Branch Avenue after a crash that killed a motorcyclist, authorities said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:30 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, Commuting, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Most commuter bus service on ICC to continue

Most commuter bus service will continue on the Intercounty Connector, but a route between College Park and the Germantown Transit Center will be scrapped Aug. 1 due to low ridership

By Katherine Shaver  |  11:09 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, Intercounty Connector, Maryland traffic, Maryland transit, transit tips

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 06/27/2013

ICC saves motorists time, study says

A new study finds that the Intercounty Connector saves motorists up to 25 minutes in travel time.

By Katherine Shaver  |  02:37 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic

Posted at 06:27 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Lane closures in Frederick, Md. due to tractor-trailer crash, fuel spill

The ramp from I-70 to westbound Route 15/340 is closed after a tractor-trailer careened off the roadway, through a guardrail and into a concrete bridge abutment Wednesday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:27 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:22 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Southbound I-95 closed south of Baltimore

Lanes are blocked at Exit 49/I-695 after a crash involving two tractor-trailers Wednesday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:22 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  I-95, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:16 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Fatal crash closes busy intersection in Montgomery County

Eastbound Veirs Mill Road is blocked between Turkey Branch Parkway and Randolph Road following the deadly accident, which happened around 3 a.m.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:16 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Major delays on westbound Route 50 due to overturned tractor-trailer

An overturned tractor-trailer is blocking all but one lane on Route 50 heading into Annapolis.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:56 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Outer loop delays due to crash, downed tree in Maryland

Traffic is moving very slowly between University Boulevard and MD-355/Rockville Pike/Wisconsin Avenue in Montgomery County.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:56 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Massive delays on eastbound U.S. 50 before Bay Bridge

Delays stretched back 20 miles from the bridge, with extreme volume forcing drivers to inch along the road.

By Mark Berman  |  06:20 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bay bridge, Maryland traffic

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Crash snarls outer loop of the Beltway in Md.

An accident is delaying traffic already slowed by the rain. Commuters should expect delays this afternoon and evening.

By Mark Berman  |  02:40 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, Maryland traffic

Posted at 06:31 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Rain from Tropical Storm Andrea creates hazardous road conditions

Slick roadways and high water could snarl traffic Friday morning as the storm works its way through the Washington area.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:31 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Commuting, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, Virginia traffic

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 06/04/2013

UPDATE: Wisconsin Ave. north of downtown Bethesda has reopened

Bethesda-area traffic back-ups likely this afternoon

By Katherine Shaver  |  01:59 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 05/17/2013

I-95 North reopens between D.C. and Baltimore

A crash blocked all lanes of I-95 North midway between D.C. and Baltimore this afternoon.

By Mark Berman  |  03:07 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  I-95, Maryland traffic

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Fertilizer truck crash causes injuries, lane closures on I-70 in Frederick County

An overturned fertilizer truck forced authorities to close a ramp and all westbound lanes of I-70.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:30 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 05/14/2013

State considers cancelling some ICC bus routes

Maryland's transit agency is considering cancelling some bus service on the Intercounty Connector.

By Katherine Shaver  |  04:16 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland transit, transit; ICC; transportation; Maryland traffic

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Inner Loop delays in Chevy Chase after rocks fall off truck

A dump truck lost a load of rocks and dirt on the Beltway Tuesday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:57 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Commuting, D.C. traffic, Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 05/10/2013

I-270 reopens south of Frederick

An accident on Interstate 270 has blocked the road in both directions before Fingerboard Road/MD 80 just south of Frederick.

By Mark Berman  |  02:43 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  I-270, Maryland traffic

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Southbound Connecticut Avenue reopens near Beltway

A crash on Connecticut Avenue is blocking all southbound lanes and two northbound lanes north of the Capital Beltway.

By Mark Berman  |  05:02 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Inner loop reopens near Rockville Pike

A crash on the inner loop of the Capital Beltway has shut down all travel lanes near the Rockville Pike.

By Mark Berman  |  02:09 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 04/16/2013

Officials urge safe driving in work zones

Construction zone safety has become a major issue in recent years.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  10:55 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Outer loop jammed near American Legion Bridge [Updated]

A crash on the outer loop of the Beltway is blocking all lanes near the American Legion Bridge, with delays stretching from the Dulles Toll Road in Virginia to River Road in Maryland.

By Mark Berman  |  02:07 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, Maryland traffic, traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 06:18 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Delays on Outer Looop in Montgomery County due to overturned vehicle

Traffic is jammed between between Georgia and Connecticut avenues after a vehicle overturned earlier this morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:18 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 04/02/2013

Fire at Silver Spring apartment building causes injuries, road closures

Multiple people were injured and Silver Spring Avenue is closed between Piney Branch Road and Notle Avenue, officials said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:03 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 06:32 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Heavy fog creating hazardous driving conditions

A dense fog advisory is in effect in parts of Maryland and Virginia until 8 a.m.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:32 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, Virginia traffic

Posted at 06:13 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Beltway lanes closed in Maryland after fatal hit and run

The two right lanes of the Outer Loop at Landover Road/MD 202 in Prince George's County are closed.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:13 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Commuting, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Bethesda

The woman was struck just before 8 a.m. on Westport Road at Saratoga Avenue in Bethesda, police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:20 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:53 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Patchy ice impacts driving conditions

Snow and rain have moved out of the area, but cold temperatures are creating icy conditions on many Washington area roads.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:53 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Two people injured in Prince George's County crash

At least two people were critically injured in a crash possibly related to weather in the Glenn Dale area of Prince George's County Monday morning, authorities said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:19 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Spring snow makes for messy morning commute

This morning's "boom" of snow is causing traffic and travel headaches across the D.C. region.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:50 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Most northbound Connecticut Ave. lanes likely to remain closed during afternoon rush

The three northbound lanes will narrow to one lane north of East-West Highway, near Chevy Chase Lake Drive.

By Katherine Shaver  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Water main break closes Willard Avenue in Friendship Heights

Willard Avenue at North Park Avenue is closed in both directions, Montgomery County Police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:15 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 07:06 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Outer Loop lanes reopen; Rock Creek Parkway blocked in both directions

All lanes between River Road and the I-270 spur in Montgomery County are closed, police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:06 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 05:57 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Northbound Connecticut Ave. remains partially closed after water main break

Some Chevy Chase residents have lost power and officials have issued mandatory water restrictions.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  05:57 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 03/18/2013

One person killed in Md. crash

An accident in Landover involving one vehicle has killed one person, while a police officer trying to make a rescue was injured.

By Mark Berman  |  01:29 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic, MD traffic

Posted at 07:51 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase, Md., jammed due to downed tree

The two right lanes of southbound Connecticut Avenue just before the East-West Highway are blocked.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:51 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:27 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Delays after car veers off roadway in Gaithersburg

Drivers in Montgomery County are urged to avoid southbound I-270 in Gaithersburg following a crash.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:27 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  I-270, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:04 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Beltway's inner loop in Prince George's County open following crash

The lanes remain closed before Route 450 in the New Carrolton area after a tractor-trailer overturned on the Beltway.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:04 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Commuting, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:56 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Outer loop delays after dump truck overturns in Prince George's County

The three-vehicle crash, involving a dump truck, happened just past Pennsylvania Avenue, in Prince George's County.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:56 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Commuting, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 07:06 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Icy conditions cause accidents, delays in Washington area

Slick road conditions due overnight snow and ice is causing accidents and delays across the Washington area Thursday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:06 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 06:41 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Fatal pedestrian collision causes delays on New York Avenue NE

All westbound lanes of New York Avenue NE at Kendall Street are closed due to the investigation.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:41 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 02/05/2013

New PTI traffic delay index is the pit of despair for D.C. area commuters

Researchers at the Texas Transportation Institute who provide guidance on how bad congestion is getting in urban areas have come up with a new way to measure traffic pain.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:44 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, 95 Express Lanes, capital beltway, congestion, D.C. traffic, Dr. Gridlock, highways, Maryland traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 07:05 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Crash closes westbound East-West Highway at Connecticut Avenue

The westbound lanes of East-West Highway are shut down at Connecticut Avenue due to a crash involving a school bus and SUV.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:05 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:48 AM ET, 01/31/2013

High water, strong winds cause trouble for drivers, air travelers

Last night's heavy rains may have subsided, but residual flooding, high water and downed trees are causing problems on local roadways this morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:48 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Commuting, D.C. roads, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 07:19 AM ET, 01/30/2013

Crash on Baltimore-Washington Parkway causing major delays

An accident on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway has closed all southbound lanes near Route 410 in Prince George's County.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:19 AM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Commuting, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic

Posted at 06:16 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Snow, severe cold make for icy commute

Light snow and severe cold could make for a slow commute Thursday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:16 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Metrorail, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 06:06 AM ET, 01/22/2013

I-270 South reopens at Shady Grove

The main southbound lanes are closed at the Shady Grove exit due to an accident this morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:06 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  I-270, Maryland traffic, Morning commute

Posted at 06:57 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Delays on Wisconsin Avenue due to water main break

Lane closures in Chevy Chase are expected to last through the morning rush.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:57 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic, traffic

Posted at 05:45 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Outer loop delays after truck carrying pineapples overturns

One lane of the outer loop is closed this morning after a tractor-trailer overturned near the I-270 split in Montgomery County.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  05:45 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, Beltway, I-270, Maryland traffic, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 11/16/2012

The weekend and beyond: express lanes, big games, parades, delays

The biggest travel event of the weekend will be the opening of the Beltway express lanes, but many other activities could affect trips in the D.C. area.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:56 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, D.C. traffic, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland traffic, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Unsafe drivers have turned dedicated lanes into danger zones

It's not a shortcut to the front of the line, a D.C. resident and cyclist tells Dr. Gridlock.

By Robert Thomson  |  08:52 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland traffic, Metro, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 05:50 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Monitoring the Wednesday morning commute

We're keeping tabs on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:50 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, VRE

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 11/12/2012

The week ahead: Many commuters take a holiday, but rail, road projects continue

Commuter traffic will pick up after many return from the Veterans Day holiday observance. Meanwhile, road and rail crews are busy.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:06 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  495 Express Lanes, D.C. traffic, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland traffic, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Veterans Day, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 06:04 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Monitoring the Monday morning commute

We're keeping an eye on the roads and rails this morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:04 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, Beltway, commuter buses, commuter rail, Commuting, D.C. roads, dc traffic, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 05:59 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Monitoring the Friday morning commute

We're keeping an eye on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:59 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, VRE

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Keeping tabs on the Thursday morning commute

We're keeping an eye on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, VRE

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Maryland warn drivers about p.m. commute

The Maryland State Highway Administration says afternoon and evening driving may be slow, and possibly slippery.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:53 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland traffic, Wintry weather

Posted at 05:46 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Monitoring the Wednesday morning commute

We're keeping tabs on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:46 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, VRE

Posted at 05:58 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Monitoring the Tuesday morning commute

We're keeping tabs on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:58 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, VRE

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 11/05/2012

The week ahead: Darker p.m. commutes, more road delays

A look at a possible midweek storm and new work on the roads and rails.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:24 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  commute, D.C. traffic, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland traffic, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 05:55 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Monitoring the Monday morning commute

We're keeping tabs on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:55 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bus, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Metrobus, Morning commute, morning traffic, Virginia traffic, VRE

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 11/02/2012

The weekend and beyond: sporting events, roadway closings, Metro delays

All major roads and transit systems in the D.C. area have recovered from Hurricane Sandy, but we've got many detours on the roads and rails.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:29 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. traffic, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland traffic, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Virginia traffic, WMATA

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Paving to begin on Beltway in Silver Spring

The biggest project on the Maryland side of the Beltway is ready for paving.

By Robert Thomson  |  03:47 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  capital beltway, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland traffic

Posted at 05:53 AM ET, 10/26/2012

Monitoring the Friday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:53 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Maryland says ICC traffic growing

Traffic remains light, but is increasing about 3 percent a month, the state said.

By Robert Thomson  |  01:25 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Intercounty Connector, Maryland traffic, Maryland Transportation Authority

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Driver urges common sense at intersections

But he fears roadway courtesy is not contagious among other travelers.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:16 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. transportation, Dr. Gridlock:, Maryland traffic, Virginia traffic

Posted at 05:51 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Monitoring the Thursday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:51 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 05:47 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Monitoring the Wednesday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:47 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Expect traffic issues in Bethesda

Expect serious traffic issues in Bethesda after shots were fired and a crash occurred near Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

By Mark Berman  |  02:54 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bethesda, bethesda traffic, connecticut avenue, Maryland traffic, old georgetown road, rockville pike

Posted at 05:55 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Monitoring the Monday morning commute

The entrance closed more than eight months ago for escalators replacement.

By Mark Berman  |  05:55 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 05:53 AM ET, 10/19/2012

Two inner loop lanes reopened at Rockville Pike

The inner loop of the Beltway is closed at Rockville Pike. We'll have more as information becomes available.

By Mark Berman  |  05:53 AM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beltway, capital beltway, Maryland traffic

Posted at 05:56 AM ET, 10/18/2012

Monitoring the Thursday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:56 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 05:51 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Monitoring the Wednesday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:51 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 05:56 AM ET, 10/16/2012

Monitoring the Tuesday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:56 AM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 05:55 AM ET, 10/15/2012

Monitoring the Monday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:55 AM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, MARC, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic, VRE, WMATA

Posted at 05:56 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Monitoring the Tuesday morning commute: Power problems halt some Amtrak, MARC service

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:56 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute

Posted at 05:57 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Monitoring the Monday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:57 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic

Posted at 05:49 AM ET, 10/05/2012

Monitoring the Friday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:49 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Watch for football traffic on Sunday

Getting to the Landover stadium early is always the best advice for fans.

By Robert Thomson  |  09:08 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, FedEx Field guide, Maryland traffic, Metro, Redskins, Weekend events

Posted at 05:54 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Monitoring the Thursday morning commute

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  05:54 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic

Posted at 07:35 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Monitoring the Wednesday morning commute: Little River Turnpike reopened

Here's what to expect on the roads and rails this morning.

By Mark Berman  |  07:35 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. traffic, commuter buses, commuter rail, D.C. traffic, Maryland traffic, Metro, Morning commute, Virginia traffic

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 06/12/2012

New interchange near Maryland Live! Casino should ease congestion

An interchange with an unusual design targets the traffic congestion generated by the casino’s opening last week.

By Robert Thomson  |  02:11 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Driving, Congestion, Construction, Maryland | Tags:  DC transportation, Maryland State Highway Administration, Maryland traffic